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On 6 September 1666, a fire gutted the medieval city of London. Houses went up in flames and even the King tried to help. It’s hard to believe it all began in one man’s bakery...

Virtual Visit Details

Your class will receive a video call from Thomas Farriner, the famous baker from Pudding Lane. Listen as the panicked baker explains the terrifying events of that fateful night. He will tell your class about:

- Life in 17th Century London
- The day the fire begun and why people are blaming him
- The devastation that ripped through the streets of London
- The melting roof of St Pauls Cathedral
- Samuel Pepys’ famous diary entries

15 mins followed by Q&A, all in role!

Key Speaker

Fire of London - Thomas Farriner

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*We pride ourselves on offering an affordable service - the vast majority of our visits cost < £3 per child (based on a class of 30). Each call is priced according to one class dialling in, with discounted rates for additional classes joining the same call. Please indicate the number of classes that will be joining your call.


Our speakers can dial in to Zoom, Microsoft Teams or Google Meet calls. For Teams/Google please check with your IT manager that your account allows external callers.

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